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New York Immigration Coalition and partners are suing the Rensselaer County Board of Elections and several Rensselaer County officials over the County’s plan to improperly divulge voter registration information gathered by the Rensselaer County DMV to Immigration and Customs Enforcement, in...
CLC submitted this request under the Freedom of Information Act to the Department of Commerce and the Census Bureau. The request seeks emails and other internal communications about the formation and termination of the Census Bureau’s partnership with the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). The Census Bureau recently formed a formal partnership with CAIR to promote Muslim American participation in the 2020 Census, but the government quickly ended that partnership amid critical coverage by news organizations including FOX News. CLC seeks to understand why the government reversed course on working with CAIR.
CLC filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) asking it to enforce the law against those behind the Facebook page America Progress Now. In the 2018 midterms, America Progress Now ran digital political ads urging users to vote for green party candidates, but failed both to report its spending to the FEC and to display accurate disclaimers on its ads.
Opinion granting the plaintiffs' motion for a preliminary injunction and ordering the state not to enforce the challenged provisions of the law.
CLC filed an ethics complaint with Mary Kendall, the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of the Interior, to call to her attention the troubling conduct of Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt. CLC is urging Kendall to conduct a full investigation to determine whether Bernhardt violated his ethics pledge, and whether he violated his ethical obligation to avoid the appearance of favoritism in government decision-making.
See also CLC’s March 28, 2019 supplement to the complaint.
CLC sent a letter to Interior’s Inspector General in response to the February 19, 2019 memo from Interior ethics officials seeking to retroactively clear Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt’s participation in California water matters. CLC filed a complaint in February alleging that Bernhardt violated his ethics pledge by participating in these matters.
See also CLC’s original February 28, 2019 complaint.
Judge Aleta A. Trauger for the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, issued a decision denying the State of Tennessee’s request to dismiss a legal challenge to a new state law that would restrict and penalize voter registration efforts.